Ukrainian Libraries during the Ongoing Russian-Ukrainian War
Бібліотеки України в Умовах Російсько-Української Війни

The iSchool presents a symposium on library conditions and services in contemporary Ukraine. 



I. Welcome (10 – 10:05 a.m. PDT) – Dr. Anthony Chow, SJSU iSchool Director and Dr. Ulia Gosart

II. Efforts of the Ukrainian Library Association supporting Ukrainian Libraries and Librarians During the War (10:05 – 10:30 a.m. PDT): An opening address by Oksana Boiarynova, Ukrainian Library Association

III. Library Conditions and Services (Panel Discussion; 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. PDT) 

  • Libraries of Kharkiv Region: Unhealed Wounds of War

    • Natalia Petrenko, Director, Kharkiv Korolenko State Scientific Library 
    • Iryna Karnaukh, Chief Librarian, Kharkiv Korolenko State Scientific Library
    • Liudmyla Glazunova, Chair of the Kharkiv branch of the Ukrainian Library Association, Deputy Director for Research of the  Korolenko State Scientific Library, PhD
  • Libraries of the Cherkasy Region in the Conditions of the Ongoing War
    • Liudmyla Diadyk, Director, Taras Shevchenko Regional Library of Cherkasy
  • Impacted Libraries of Chernigiv Region 
    • Inna Alifenko, Director, Korolenko Regional Scientific Library of Chernigiv, Chair of the Chernigiv branch of the Ukrainian Library Association
    • Marina Latamarchuk, Director, Chernigiv Regional Library for the Youth

IV. Questions (11:30 – 11:55 a.m. PDT)

V. Concluding Remarks (11:55 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PDT)